Make an Electronic Sub Plan

December 14, 2007

Missing class terrifies many teachers. Not to knock brave substitute teachers – they’re in an unwinnable situation where they have to walk into unfamiliar territory and try to teach a subject they may or may not know. Still, when you … Continued

Digitize! Bring Back Those Cassettes

December 11, 2007

Cassette tapes have gone the way of the dodo, to say the least, but that doesn’t mean you have to let those mix tapes disintegrate into oblivion. With this helpful step-by-step guide, you can now digitize your old tapes for … Continued

Keep Useful Items Out of the Landfill With Freecycle

November 12, 2007

Face it: you need stuff for your classroom. And there’s not enough money to pay for it all. Well, with an online community called Freecycle and a little vigilance, you may get some of that stuff for free. Freecycle works … Continued

Get Organized for Cheap with PocketMod

October 29, 2007

I never go anywhere without paper and a pen. Those little Moleskine notebooks work great—they’re durable, and you can keep a lot of info in there. They also cost $10-12, and feel a little bulky in your pocket. If you’re … Continued